EatOut Teams Up With Facebook Once Again!

written by Yummy Editorial 6th October 2016

EatOut and Facebook joined forces on Wednesday 5th October 2016, to host a free social media workshop for restaurant owners and managers in Nairobi.

The half day event which took place at the newly opened Metta collaborative workspace at 14 Riverside saw over 50 restaurateurs from Nairobi’s top establishments including Sankara, Talisman, dusitD2, Brew Bistro and River Cafe.

EatOut & Facebook Host Social Media Seminar For Restaurant Partners

Speaking at the event – Mathew Sedze, Facebook Africa’s Product Marketing Manager explained “Small and medium sized businesses are incredibly important to Facebook. We’re here to learn from our clients and help identify consumer and advertiser trends that will have a significant impact on Facebook’s solutions in the long run.”

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Mathew Sedze, Facebook Africa’s Product Marketing Manager

EatOut & Facebook Host Social Media Seminar For Restaurant Partners

Robin Shelley from Wildfire talks Influencer Marketing

EatOut CEO and Metta Founding Member, Mikul Shah who last year sat on a panel along side Facebook’s Nicola Mendelsohn (Vice President EMEA) at DMEXCO in Cologne Germany, added “We wanted to leverage our relationship with Facebook and invited them to speak directly to our clients. Our aim has always been to build Nairobi as a world class dining destination and it is important that our clients keep up with marketing trends worldwide.”

EatOut & Facebook Host Social Media Seminar For Restaurant Partners

EatOut & Facebook Host Social Media Seminar For Restaurant Partners EatOut & Facebook Host Social Media Seminar For Restaurant Partners

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EatOut, who recently launched in Kampala Uganda, plan to host a series of events in 2017 for the hospitality sector across the region. Michelle Slater GM at EatOut Kenya said ‘We’re confident that we will bring back Facebook and some our other international partners to work with us in Nairobi. The industry has come a long way in the last few years and it’s important that we continue to collaborate with the various stakeholders of the sector.”

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Michelle Slater, General Manager EatOut Kenya

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